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FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
. president obama and house speaker john boehner set to meet today to discuss the fiscal cliff as the two sides have been struggling, to say the least, to reach a deal. speaker boehner says president obama wants tax increases but is resistant to spending cuts. the president is optimistic about a deal but acknowledges it's a work in progress. in public opinion, a poll from the pew research center 55% say the president is making a serious effort to reach a agreement. 32% of republican leaders. mike, we're hearing frustration from republicans but the breaking news, 5:00 p.m. east coast time these two getting together again. >> this is critical a 5:00 meeting at the white house between the president and speaker, the two key figures in trying to hammer out a deal. the republicans were trying to make the point spending is the nature of the government's problem, not tax revenue. they prepared a chart showing spending is expected to increase from now to 2041 while tax revenue is expected to hold consistent. so at one point today the speaker of the house sounded like he was kind of tired of answering hypothetical questions. >> ifs and and and butts are like candy and
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff what if they say we have a deal, wouldn't players on both sides, the tar right and the far left, be angry? would it make more sense to wait until the last minute and then tell us? could that be what is going on? >>shepard: north korea is reportedly planning a rocket launch. technical glitch forced officials to add an extra week to the take off window. they now report the launch will take place some time before december 29. officials claim they are trying to put a satellite in space but the united states does not believe it. they say the regime is planning to test a long-range nuclear capable ballistic missile. the navy moved warships to the region to track and possibly defend against the planned launch. defend. and now the news from washington, dc. what are foes saying in the united states about this? >> only that the delay appears to is done nothing to dissuade north korea from moving ahead with what is believed an effort to build an intercontinental missile aimed of having a nuclear warhead. >> as far as we can tell this is a delay and the plans
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
islamic jihadist. >>shepard: this weekend chris will discuss the fiscal cliff with senator senators schumer from new york and senator corker. any deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is up to president obama and house of representatives spear boehner but never is very optimistic. the latest on the negotiations which will affect us all is next. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>shepard: we have signs of improvement in the job markets with millions still out of the work. the national unemployment rate fell from 7.9 percent to 7.7 percent last month. that is the lowest rate in four years. it comes despite the loss linked to super storm sandy. but the government reports the unemployment rate fell largely because so many americans gave up their search. at the same time, the u.s. economy added 146,000 jobs in november above what the analysts predicted. well above. and gerri, where do we see the biggest gain? >>gerri: in retail. no surprise for holiday season. we
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
. really if we will get do that. >>shepard: it looks like americans are fed up with the fiscal cliff fight. or just turning their backs and paying no attention. a majority now say they want lawmakers to do whatever it takes to reach a deal. a poll shows that 70 percent of people want to see a compromise to fix this mess. that is up from 62 percent last week because they are sick and tired of hearing about it. we are 21 days from the deadline when spending cuts and expiring tax break could tank the economy. president obama met with house of representatives speaker boehner over the weekend. we did not hear anything from either one of them so folks could think a deal is in the works. and now, speaker boehner is pointing the finger at the democrats and harry reid says it will be hard to get anything done before christmas. we will get our shopping done and hold you accountable later. and now, mike, speaker boehner said the meet was friendly but not productive. >>reporter: you get a sense that president obama and speaker boehner get along fine but today boehner hammered the president essentially making the point that if he got the tax increases he wants, we would still face trillion dollar deficits. here is more from speaker boe
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